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Home Water Damage Clean Up: Your Questions Answered

Home Water Damage Clean Up: Your Questions Answered

What do you do if your house has water damage? The first thing you want to do is to stop the water from flowing. Before you should attempt to enter the affected areas, you will want to determine if it is safe to enter by recognizing and understanding the following safety hazards: Electrocution – Electrical… Read more »

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Frequently Asked Questions About Mold and Mold Testing

Frequently Asked Questions About Mold and Mold Testing

What is mold? Mold is a naturally occurring microscopic living organism that consumes and decomposes organic materials. Organic materials can include paper, dust, fabric, wood, dirt, plants, food, etc… With mold spores’ ranging in size from 2 -10 microns makes them invisible to the human eye. Mold is critical to our planet as it is… Read more »

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After a Communicable Disease: The Cleaning Process

After a Communicable Disease: The Cleaning Process

Infectious control cleaning (IC cleaning), what does this bring to mind? In the current state around the world Coronavirus is at the forefront of everyone’s minds, whether this is on a personal level, or a professional level. The reality that we are all living in is that this pandemic is affecting us all in some… Read more »

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COVID-19 Cleaning and Disinfecting

COVID-19 Cleaning and Disinfecting

What is COVID-19?  COVID-19 is a highly contagious respiratory illness that spreads person to person through respiratory droplets and is caused by a new type of Coronavirus.  Respiratory droplets are spread by an infected person through coughing and sneezing. Once an infected person coughs and or sneezes, droplets escape into the air and land on… Read more »

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Restoring a Commercial Building After Water Damage

Restoring a Commercial Building After Water Damage

Water damage in any building can be a catastrophic event but when the building is a commercial enterprise it can be debilitating if not handled properly and quickly. The first step in assessing water damage in a commercial environment is performing a risk assessment to determine what risks or potential risks exist to occupants, workers,… Read more »

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Will Mold Come Back After Remediation?

Will Mold Come Back After Remediation?

The world of mold remediation is a strange one, indeed. Mold is ubiquitous and is required for the normal process of decomposition of organic matter. However, when mold is growing in the indoor environment, it can be an indicator that something is very wrong. Mold exposure and the resulting health effects impact different people very… Read more »

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Is Water Damage Covered by Home Insurance?

Is Water Damage Covered by Home Insurance?

In most homeowner insurance policies coverage for natural disasters such as wind, hail, fire, or lightning are included in your standard policy that covers your personal property, your dwelling, and personal liability for injury or damages to another property. However, water damage covered by home insurance will usually be subjected to scrutiny by your insurance… Read more »

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A Guide to the Asbestos Removal Process

A Guide to the Asbestos Removal Process

It’s no secret: Asbestos removal from a residential or commercial property is important because asbestos is a toxic substance. One that poses a health hazard to those exposed to it over a period of time. Asbestos was a common building material until its toxicity—which can cause respiratory diseases and types of cancer—became public knowledge in… Read more »

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Signs of Hidden Water Damage on Your Property

Signs of Hidden Water Damage on Your Property

The problem with hidden water damage is twofold: visually, it can go undetected for a long time and, in doing so; it can seriously damage your home. Long-term water damage can cause the wood to rot around window sills, casements, door frames, and inside walls, it can pose a hidden danger to your health in… Read more »

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Can Dirty Air Ducts Cause Health Problems?

Can Dirty Air Ducts Cause Health Problems?

Contaminated, dirty air duct systems can pose health problems that may lead to persistent respiratory issues for employees on the job or family members in the home. If such health problems arise, consulting with a professional air duct cleaning service would be a good first step to determine if the ductwork is the problem. Dirty,… Read more »

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